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Planting seeds for the life we want

Planting seeds for the life we want

Part of a series of talks based on the book Good Karma given during a two day retreat at the Than Hsiang Temple in Penang, Malaysia. Hosted by the Young Buddhist Association.

  • Mental intention is the key element of karma
  • Karma determines our type of rebirth and our experience
  • Verse 9: The cause of physical illness
  • The four principles of karma

Good karma retreat 01: Planting the seeds for the life we want (download)

Part 2 of this series:

https://thubtenchodron.org/2017/12/overcoming-misery/

Part 3 of this series:

https://thubtenchodron.org/2017/12/doing-virtuous-actions/
Venerable Thubten Chodron

Venerable Chodron emphasizes the practical application of Buddha’s teachings in our daily lives and is especially skilled at explaining them in ways easily understood and practiced by Westerners. She is well known for her warm, humorous, and lucid teachings. She was ordained as a Buddhist nun in 1977 by Kyabje Ling Rinpoche in Dharamsala, India, and in 1986 she received bhikshuni (full) ordination in Taiwan. Read her full bio.